about 1617–1666 (Age 49)
Nordgard, Oppland, Norway
When Erik Østensen Kolstad was born about 1617, in Nordgard, Oppland, Norway, his father, Østen jonsen Kolstad, was 27 and his mother, Ingeborg Olsdatter, was 23. He married Magnhild about 1660, in Ringebu, Oppland, Norway. He died in 1666, in Fron, Oppland, Norway, at the age of 49.
appears that first wife died during childbirth in 1740. Following year he appears to have marrried his wife's younger sister Merit.